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Most popular talks in London

Our guide to the most popular talks and lectures being held in London during the next few months.

Talk in London at Houses of Parliament

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to Houses of Parliament You can watch the Prime Minister get grilled by the House of Commons every Wednesday, at Prime Minister's Questions.
Talk in London at Houses of Parliament

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to Houses of Parliament Visitors can enter the Houses of Parliament for free, and watch MPs debating in the House of Lords and House of Commons.
 
Talk in London at Rowan Williams at British Library

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British Library The former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams will be giving a talk called 'Gildas and the Invention of Britain'.
Talk in London at Richard Dawkins at Royal Festival Hall

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Royal Festival Hall Richard Dawkins will be talking about his four landmark books, from 'The Selfish Gene' up to 'The God Delusion'.
 
Talk in London at Louis Theroux at Royal Festival Hall

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Royal Festival Hall Louis Theroux will be screening and then talking about his new Scientology documentary at the Royal Festival Hall.
Talk in London at Michael Crawford at Victoria & Albert Museum

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V&A West End and 'Phantom of the Opera' star Michael Crawford will be talking about his career at the Victoria & Albert Museum.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Petrie Museum

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Petrie Museum The Petrie Museum will be hosting a discussion about whether the treasures in Western museums should all be returned.
Talk in London at Speakers’ Corner

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Speakers’ Corner Listen to a speech at Speakers' Corner, where the public can discuss whatever they like -- all in the name of free speech.
 
Talk in London at Sadiq Khan at City Hall

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City Hall The London Assembly will be grilling Sadiq Khan at Mayor's Question Time, in their monthly meeting at City Hall.
Talk in London at Joan Collins at London Palladium

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London Palladium Joan Collins is bringing her one-woman show to the London Palladium, where she will talk about her life and screen career.
 
Talk in London at Jon Ronson at Leicester Square Theatre

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to Leicester Square Theatre Join the bestselling writer Jon Ronson, Mary Turner Thomson and Eleanor Longden for 'Psychopath Night'.
Talk in London at Guildhall

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to Guildhall Attend a meeting of the Common Council at the Guildhall, and see the Lord Mayor of London dressed in all their finery.
 
Comedy in London: David Sedaris at Barbican Hall

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Barbican Hall American humourist David Sedaris will be at the Barbican Hall this December with his show 'Death Knows No Season'.
Talk in London at Owen Jones at London School of Economics

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London School of Economics The left voted to remain, but Britain voted for Brexit -- so what went wrong, and what position should they take going forward?
Talk in London at Graeme Swanns Great British Spin Off at Duchess Theatre

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Duchess Theatre Graeme Swann's Great British Spin Off will feature tales from his England cricket career, alongside commentator Henry Blofeld.
Talk in London at Ron Atkinson at Leicester Square Theatre

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Leicester Square Theatre Spend an evening with Ron Atkinson, Barry Fry and Eric Hall, as they talk football at the Leicester Square Theatre.
 
Talk in London at Michael Morpurgo at British Library

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British Library 'War Horse' author Michael Morpurgo will be talking about his children's books, and why children's literature is so important.
Talk in London at Lucy Worsley at Hampton Court Palace

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Hampton Court Palace Join TV historian Lucy Worsley at Hampton Court, as she discusses the ways that Henry VIII's managed to exert influence.
 
Art exhibition at Antony Gormley at National Portrait Gallery

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National Portrait Gallery Hear Antony Gormley sharing his thoughts on portraiture and some of his own works at the National Portrait Gallery.
Talk in London at Alan Bennett at Lyttelton Theatre

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Lyttelton Theatre Playwright Alan Bennett will be reading extracts from his latest collection of prose, 'Keeping On Keeping On'.
 
Talk in London at British Library

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British Library The British Library will be hosting a debate between Democrats and Republicans, just days before the US elections.
Comedy in London: Ian Hislop at Lyttelton Theatre

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Lyttelton Theatre Private Eye's editor Ian Hislop will be taking a look back at 2016 with Craig Brown, Lewis Macleod, Jan Ravens and John Sessions. Ian Hislop will be coming to London on Tuesday 13th Dec, for a talk at the Lyttelton Theatre.
 
 
 
 
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